Emerging Chains http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44085/more en Village Inn: Brand revitalization sparks new growth http://nrn.com/family-dining/village-inn-brand-revitalization-sparks-new-growth <div class="node-body article-body">President Jeff Guido discusses growth plans, design and menu upgrades </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/family-dining/village-inn-brand-revitalization-sparks-new-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/family-dining/village-inn-brand-revitalization-sparks-new-growth#comments Emerging Chains Family Dining Latest Headlines Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 105031 at http://nrn.com Taco Bell develops new fast-casual taco concept http://nrn.com/fast-casual/taco-bell-develops-new-fast-casual-taco-concept <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Taco Co. and Urban Taproom targets “higher-income foodies”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/fast-casual/taco-bell-develops-new-fast-casual-taco-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/fast-casual/taco-bell-develops-new-fast-casual-taco-concept#comments Consumer Trends Emerging Chains Fast Casual Latest Headlines Food Trends Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:01:00 +0000 104981 at http://nrn.com <p>The concept&#39;s logo was inspired by a Mexican Day of the Dead theme.</p> MenuMasters 2014: True Food Kitchen http://nrn.com/chef-insights/menumasters-2014-true-food-kitchen <div class="field-deck"> Health-focused concept draws customers with innovative, nutritious dishes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Health-focused concept draws customers with innovative, nutritious dishes</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/chef-insights/menumasters-2014-true-food-kitchen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/chef-insights/menumasters-2014-true-food-kitchen#comments Casual Dining Chef Insights Emerging Chains Food Trends Health & Nutrition Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:46:00 +0000 104101 at http://nrn.com <p>Michael Stebner, executive chef, True Food Kitchen</p> A look inside Yum's new Super Chix concept http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/look-inside-yums-new-super-chix-concept <div class="node-body gallery-body">The exploratory concept is being tested as a possible growth vehicle abroad.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/look-inside-yums-new-super-chix-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/look-inside-yums-new-super-chix-concept#comments Emerging Chains Weekly Wrap Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:28:00 +0000 104281 at http://nrn.com NRN Survey: Restaurant growth and expansion plans for 2014 http://nrn.com/news/nrn-survey-restaurant-growth-and-expansion-plans-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">NRN encourages our readers to share this link and share your results.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/news/nrn-survey-restaurant-growth-and-expansion-plans-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/news/nrn-survey-restaurant-growth-and-expansion-plans-2014#comments Emerging Chains News Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:26:00 +0000 104111 at http://nrn.com Yum to open Super Chix test restaurant http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/yum-open-super-chix-test-restaurant <div class="field-deck"> ‘Exploratory’ concept intended for international expansion only, company says </div> <div class="node-body article-body">‘Exploratory’ concept intended for international expansion only, company says</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/yum-open-super-chix-test-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/yum-open-super-chix-test-restaurant#comments Emerging Chains Latest Headlines Food Trends Weekly Wrap Quick Service Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:26:00 +0000 104001 at http://nrn.com <p>Super Chix will offer a limited menu centered around a chicken sandwich.</p> Buffalo Wild Wings outlines four areas for growth http://nrn.com/casual-dining/buffalo-wild-wings-outlines-four-areas-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Emerging brands, technology, international, local marketing to be key, execs say</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/casual-dining/buffalo-wild-wings-outlines-four-areas-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/casual-dining/buffalo-wild-wings-outlines-four-areas-growth#comments Casual Dining Corporate Corporate News Emerging Chains Latest Headlines Weekly Wrap Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:37:00 +0000 103561 at http://nrn.com Patxi’s Pizza gets boost from private equity investment http://nrn.com/corporate-news/patxi-s-pizza-gets-boost-private-equity-investment <div class="field-deck"> Exec says deal will help chain compete with fast-casual brands </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Exec says deal will help chain compete with fast-casual brands</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/patxi-s-pizza-gets-boost-private-equity-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/patxi-s-pizza-gets-boost-private-equity-investment#comments Casual Dining Corporate News Emerging Chains Latest Headlines Mergers-Acquistions Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:41:00 +0000 103551 at http://nrn.com Frozen-treat chains prepare to serve pent-up demand http://nrn.com/dessert-trends/frozen-treat-chains-prepare-serve-pent-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Dairy Queen, Rita’s Italian Ice executives discuss growth plans as winter thaws</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/dessert-trends/frozen-treat-chains-prepare-serve-pent-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/dessert-trends/frozen-treat-chains-prepare-serve-pent-demand#comments Emerging Chains Latest Headlines Dessert Trends Quick Service Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:28:00 +0000 103511 at http://nrn.com <p>Dairy Queen will open its first Manhtattan location this spring</p> Jersey Mike’s launches first branding campaign http://nrn.com/advertising/jersey-mike-s-launches-first-branding-campaign <div class="field-deck"> Commercials tout sandwich chain’s food quality, Month of Giving fundraiser </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Commercials tout sandwich chain’s food quality, Month of Giving fundraiser</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/advertising/jersey-mike-s-launches-first-branding-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/advertising/jersey-mike-s-launches-first-branding-campaign#comments Advertising Emerging Chains Marketing Latest Headlines Quick Service Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:31:00 +0000 103071 at http://nrn.com